Metalogix Acquires Axceler To Make the Fastest Growing SharePoint Focused Company in the World

Big News for the SharePoint world. In my opinion the biggest announcement of the year outside of Microsoft in SharePoint land.

Metalogix Acquires Axceler

The Press Release: Metalogix Acquires Axceler’s SharePoint Business

Read the article from Metalogix CEO Stephen Murphy: “Metalogix sets new standard for SharePoint Products with Acquisition of Axceler

Some on the new Metalogix:

Metalogix will:

• Be the fastest growing SharePoint-focused Independent Software Vendor in the world

• Provide single source delivery of a complete suite of best-in-class SharePoint migration, administration, storage, optimization and replication technology

• Offer the industry’s premier SharePoint governance product

• Deliver world-class live 24×7 support to its customers

• Service over 13,000 customers in 86 countries on 7 continents

The News:

“On August 27, 2013 Metalogix acquired the SharePoint assets and brands of Axceler, a

leader in SharePoint governance and solutions. The addition of Axceler’s product suite

to Metalogix portfolio of leading content infrastructure software furthers the company’s

mission to deliver best-of-breed solutions to deploy, operate and protect Microsoft

SharePoint platform on-premises and in the cloud.”

My Biggest Questions to Metalogix:

Q. What about Migration? Doesn’t Axceler and Metalogix both provide migration?

A. These will be integrated into the Metalogix Content Matrix

Q. What will the new name of the company be?

A. Metalogix. Metalogix is acquiring the Axceler SharePoint business. The Axceler SharePoint Products will be brought into the Metalogix brand.

Q. What is the focus of Metalogix?

A. Enhanced migration, governance, storage management and replication technology for SharePoint

Q. Is there any impact to licensing? Do I need to purchase any new licensing?

A. No. If anyone has any questions about any products they can call the 24/7 hotline 202-609-9100 to answer any questions.

I love the stat… Metalogix has migrated 50,000 TB of content. That speaks to the years of migration into SharePoint.

This isn’t the first acquisition by Metalogix. You may remember Syntergy Replicator, and StoragePoint.

Exciting times in the SharePoint World!

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